June 13, 2024

G42 Cloud, Commvault form alliance boosting cloud backup, recovery solutions in MEA

G42 anc CommVault Logo plus Signing Ceremony Dignitaries

G42 Cloud, a subsidiary of G42, a leading AI and cloud computing company, and Commvault will expand their collaboration to make an intelligent data management services platform available in the UAE. This platform combines data protection and disaster recovery cloud offering with the right levels of data security, governance, and eDiscovery.

G42 Cloud and Commvault Alliance

G42 Cloud added that over the past two years timeframe the pandemic has powered the commercial activities in the region to transform the way they work. There is a huge impact on backup, comprising a surged dependence on the cloud, plus security and compliance vulnerabilities and ransomware. The alliance between G42 Cloud and Commvault enables secure and reliable data protection for customers looking to adopt Cloud for their applications, DBaaS, VMs, and more.

G42 Cloud and Commvault signing ceremony

The signing ceremony was held at the G42 Cloud headquarters in Abu Dhabi and was attended by Talal Al Kaissi, CEO of G42 Cloud, and Fady Richmany – Regional Vice President & General Manager, SEEMEA, in presence of Mr. Sanjay Mirchandani, CEO of Commvault, as well as Fadel Al Jabi – Business Development Director, Middle East, and Turkey from Commvault.

Industry sources explained that there is a growing requirement from clients across every industry to renovate their businesses and unlock new prospects. Commvault and G42 Cloud will join forces to explore ways of aiding the government and enterprises to cut IT budgets, fast-track their digital transformation journeys, and make their data secure and always available via the highly scalable and AI optimized G42 Cloud platform.

Commvault added that this announcement aids in creating space for the creation of G42 Cloud’s mission to power digital-led innovation with a key emphasis placed on data sovereignty, which complements the firm’s focus on offering the technology and services that adhere to local data protection requirements. Many regional government agencies, educational institutions, and enterprises are already leveraging G42 Cloud to address a diverse set of use cases, from mission-critical projects in health and citizen welfare to cutting-edge offerings in the financial and energy industries.

Talal Al Kaissi, CEO of G42 Cloud

Commenting on the collaboration, Talal Al Kaissi, CEO of G42 Cloud, stated: We welcome Commvault into our ecosystem of highly strategic and valuable partners. We’re pleased that G42 cloud services, focusing on data security, privacy, and governance will now complement Commvault’s intelligent data management, and disaster recovery offering to drive digital transformation for businesses across the region.”

Fady Richmany Regional VP & GM SEEMEA and Commvault

Fady Richmany, Regional Vice President & General Manager of Commvault commented on the collaboration stating: “We are very proud of this partnership in growing our business together in the UAE and in the MENA region. I am looking forward to a synergistic relationship with G42, an established service provider, to better serve our customers and deliver the ultimate in simplicity and flexibility with a world-class customer experience on their data management journey.”




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